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Dangerous Politics

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An interpretive political analysis of the imprisonment for public protection sentence, 2003-2008
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The thesis constitutes a detailed historical reconstruction of the creation, contestation and subsequent amendment of the Imprisonment for Public Protection sentence, the principal ‘dangerous offender’ measure of the Criminal Justice Act 2003. Underpinned by an interpretive political analysis of penal politics, the thesis draws on a detailed analysis of relevant documents and 53 interviews with national level, policy-oriented actors. The thesis explores how actors’ conceptions of ‘risk’ an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law - Criminology,Centre for

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Funding agency for:
Harry Michael John Annison
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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ora:6879

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